New Internationalist

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New Internationalist cartoonist detained

Palestinian Mohammad Saba’aneh is being held without charge by the Israel Defense Forces.

Filed in: Art Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

The Uprising of Women in the Arab World

‘How can a country be liberated when half its population is not?’ asks an online women’s campaign group. Noreen Sadik reports.

Filed in: Middle East Women

Where are they now? Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani

The Iranian women’s rights activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our March 2007 issue.

Filed in: Human Rights Iran Women

Palestinian hunger striker ‘hanging between life and death’

More than 200 days into his protest against the Israeli occupation, Samer Issawi is not giving up. Noreen Sadik reports.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

How can the UN envoy to Syria be so blind?

Tam Hussein discovers that, whatever Lakhdar Brahimi says, the battle raging is far from an equal one.

Filed in: Conflict Syria

Crossing into Syria to take up the fight

Tam Hussein meets Ahmed, a young man with a clear calling and an uncertain future.

Filed in: Conflict Religion Syria

Syrian diaspora leads aid effort

Saleyha Ahsan on the grassroots NGOs providing humanitarian care in Syria, despite lack of support from major development agencies.

Filed in: Conflict Development Development (Aid) NGOs Refugees Syria United Kingdom

Syria’s civilians: when will the horror end?

Nick Harvey from Doctors of the World writes of the daily fear and violence faced by people caught up in the conflict.

Filed in: Conflict Syria Violence

Global solidarity for Palestinian hunger strikers

Noreen Sadik fears that time is running out for Ayman Sharawana and Samer Issawi, refusing food in Israeli prisons.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

The scars of war on Gaza’s children

Noreen Sadik meets the only injured person taken from Gaza to Israel for treatment in November – a nine-year-old girl.

Filed in: Children Conflict Israel Palestine Violence War and Peace

The rise of Hamas

They may be losing popularity in Gaza, but Hamas are a force to be reckoned with – even by Israel. Louisa Waugh reports.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Politics

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